The Obamacare We Deserve

Michael Moore The New York Times Today marks the beginning of health care coverage under the Affordable Care Act’s new insurance exchanges, for which two million Americans have signed up. Now that the individual mandate is officially here, let me begin with an admission: Obamacare is awful. That is the...

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Death With Dignity vs. Death for Profit?

The Daily Take The Thom Hartmann Program http://www.truth-out.org/author/itemlist/user/48233 It’s time for death with dignity in America. Just ask Scott Adams. Adams, the creator of the popular Dilbert cartoon, recently posted an open letter on his website, discussing the prolonged agony that his father was going through during his last days this...

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Robert Reich to Tea Party: Americans Don’t Like Traitors to Our System of Government

Robert Reich RobertReich.org http://www.alternet.org/tea-party-and-right/robert-reich-tea-party-americans-dont-traitors-our-system-government?paging=off&current_page=1#bookmark Representative Mo Brooks, Republican of Alabama and a fierce critic of the Affordable Care Act, has just changed his tune. He now says: “My primary focus is on minimizing risk of insolvency and bankruptcy. There are many paths you can take to get there. Socialized medicine is...

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Single-Payer Prescription for What Ails Obamacare

Amy Goodman truthdig http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/single-payer_prescription_for_what_ails_obamacare_20131009 “We apologize for the inconvenience. The Marketplace is currently undergoing regularly scheduled maintenance and will be back up Monday 10/7/3013.” You read it right, 3013. That was the message on the homepage of the New York state health insurance exchange website this past weekend. Yes, the...

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